How to Celebrate a Merry Smoky Mountain Christmas

The Smoky Mountains are a traveler favorite in the warmer months, but countless Christmas festivities also make the region a must-visit winter destination. Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are popular towns on the Tennessee side, while Asheville and Bryson City are big draws on the North Carolina side. Here are 12 ways you can experience an idyllic mountain Christmas in the Smokies.

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